Australian Pastoral Directory 1913, 1923, 1925, 1931, 1954

The Australian Pastoral Directory lists stockowners in all states of Australia. This is a significant resource for those that are looking for their family relatives in Australia. 

1913

The 1913 directory lists approximately 231 pages of stockowners in all states of Australia. There is also a separate index for both New South Wales and Queensland by station, a list of prominent stock agents in four states and various statistics and advertisements.

The listings for Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory give name and address of the stockowners.

1913 is the only year where just a map of New South Wales is included which shows pastures protection districts. 

1923

The 1923 directory lists approximately 23,000 stockowners in all states of Australia. There is also a separate index for New South Wales by station, a list of prominent stock agents in four states and various statistics and advertisements.

The listings for Victoria give name, address and number of sheep. The listings for South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory give name and address of the stockowners.

1925

The 1925 directory lists approximately 24,000 stockowners in all states of Australia. There is also a separate index for New South Wales and Queensland by station, a list of prominent stock agents in four states and various statistics and advertisements. 

The listings for Victoria give name, address and number of sheep. The listings for South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory give name and address of the stockowners.

1931

The 1931 directory lists stockowners in all states of Australia in over 400 pages. There is also a separate index for both New South Wales and Queensland by station, a list of prominent stock agents in four states and various statistics and advertisements.

The listings for Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory give name and address of the stockowners.

1954

In 1954 there were tens of thousands of stockowners throughout Australia. This 600 page volume lists most of them. There are separate indexes for both New South Wales and Queensland by station, as well as lists of prominent stock agents in four states (New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria) and various statistics and advertisements.

The listings for Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory give the name and address of the stockowners.

The listings for New South Wales and Queensland are in tabular form giving:

  • Name of Owner
  • Name of station
  • Postal address
  • Number of Cattle
  • Number of sheep
  • Separate indexes of station names

Maps are included for:

  • New South Wales - showing pastures protection districts
  • Queensland - showing pastoral districts as used in the directory
  • Victoria - showing pastoral districts as used in the directory